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(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

State Senate Approves Budget in Close Vote

By SUSAN HAIGH   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Lawmakers gave final legislative approval Monday to a proposed $44 billion two-year state budget that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy acknowledged is not perfect but shows […]

06/03/2013

A patch designed for the Yankees-Red Sox opening day.  From New York Yankees press release.

Education Budget Headed for a Third Vote in Newtown

Voters in Newtown will have to go to the polls at least one more time, after rejecting an education budget for the second time in less than a month.In the April 23  referendum the  education […]

05/14/2013

Air Traffic Control Tower (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Confirmation That Airport Towers Will Remain Open

Official word comes from the Federal Department of Transportation this afternoon that six regional airport towers in Connecticut — along with 143 others around the country — will remain open, despite federal funds sequestration.

05/10/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Panel To Discuss Effect Of Budget Cuts On Disabled

Parents, clients and advocates for people with disabilities are discussing the effects of nearly $40 million in proposed cuts to state services for the developmentally disabled.

05/07/2013

DeLuca McKinney  July 31

GOP Caucus: Hospital Funding Major Concern In State Budget

The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee was expected to approve a spending bill that keeps one of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s most contentious proposed spending reductions, deep cuts in state aid to hospitals.

04/19/2013

Elizabeth Esty (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Esty To Hold Tele-Town Hall

Fifth District Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will hold a tele-town hall tonight in the district to discuss the budget. Esty is expected to be joined by Congressman Chris Van Hollen.  He is a Democratic Ranking Member […]

04/04/2013

National Guard logo

Connecticut Guard Members Among Those Sent Furlough Notices By Accident

The National Guard mistakenly sent out furlough notices to Guard members in up to 21 states — including Connecticut — despite the Pentagon’s decision to delay the notification of unpaid time off for two more weeks.

03/22/2013

Brainard Airport in Hartford.

FAA Going Ahead With Plans To Close Smaller Airport Towers

The FAA announced Friday it plans to go ahead with plans to close air traffic control towers at smaller airports — including six in Connecticut: Brainard in Hartford, Tweed-New Haven, Groton-New London, Waterbury-Oxford, Danbury and Bridgeport-Sikorsky.

03/22/2013

(Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Budget Cuts May Affect Plans To Repair Submarine “Miami”

The Navy’s commitment to repairing a nuclear submarine severely damaged by an arsonist last spring is wavering under the realities of mandatory budget cuts, officials say.

03/18/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy House Democrats)

Malloy To CBIA: Budget Is Fiscally Conservative

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told the state’s largest business group with which he’s sometimes disagreed that he’s pursuing a fiscally conservative budget that will put state finances on the right track.

03/06/2013

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